Join programmers and directors of top domestic and international festivals for a debate on their roles in the film world. Who does a festival serve – the local audience, the filmmakers or the industry – and how can festivals juggle and prioritize their duties to each.
Christian Gaines, Withoutabox
Heather Croall, Sheffield Doc/Fest
Geoffrey Gilmore, Tribeca Enterprises
Caroline Libresco, Sundance Film Festival
Janet Pierson, SXSW
From the 2010 Independent Filmmaker Conference.